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Chlamydia trachomatis as a cause of neonatal conjunctivitis.
  1. W C Barry,
  2. E L Teare,
  3. A H Uttley,
  4. S A Wilson,
  5. T J McManus,
  6. K S Lim,
  7. H Gamsu,
  8. J F Price

    Abstract

    Chlamydia trachomatis was identified in 37 of 73 consecutive neonates with purulent conjunctivitis, including four delivered by caesarean section with intact membranes. Most (28/37) presented in the first week. Infection was significantly associated with referral from the community. Genital C. trachomatis infection was present in 13 of 35 parents of affected infants.

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